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Posted On: 22 September, 2017

Selasi’s Turmeric Sweet Potato Pie

With winter upon us, you can’t beat cosying up with a tasty home cooked pie, and when you throw in a warming blend of spices and a sweet potato twist, what could be better?
We love Selasi’s Sweet Potato Pie recipe. Like any good pie, the recipe is quick and easy, making it the perfect stress-free dinner party recipe, or for a hearty mid-week dinner, with lunch sorted for the next day.

·      3-4 tbsps Vita Coco Coconut Oil.
·      1 red onion, chopped,
·      2-3 carrots, chopped
·      100g sundried tomatoes, chopped
·      1 garlic glove, grated
·      Thumb sized piece of ginger, grated
·      2 tbsps. tomato puree
·      1 can of chopped tomatoes
·      1 aubergine, chopped
·      1 tsp paprika
·      ½ tsp cayenne pepper
·      1 vegetable stock cube
·      Salt and pepper to taste
·      4 medium to large sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into small chunks
·      1 ½ tsp turmeric
·      Pinch of sea salt
·      Ground black pepper to taste
·      Chopped fresh thyme
·      1 tsp Vita Coco Coconut Oil
·      1 tsp honey

1.    In a large pan, begin to fry the onion, carrots, sundried tomato, garlic and ginger for 2-3 minutes.
2.    Add the puree and fry for 2 minutes on medium heat.
3.    Add the can of tomatoes and the remaining ingredients.
4.    Cover and leave to simmer /reduce for about 15 minutes.
5.    Fill a medium pan with boiling water and add some salt. Boil the sweet potatoes until just soft (about 15-20 minutes).
6.    Drain the water once cooked, and mash the sweet potato. Add the turmeric, black pepper, thyme, oil and honey.
7.    Preheat the grill at 200c.
8.    Pour your sauce into a 25 * 19cm oven dish. Place your mash in a piping bag, cut the end and pipe blobs neatly onto the sauce, covering the entire dish.
9.    Sprinkle with some sea salt and grill for 10-15mins until crisp and golden on top.

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